The area of Data Science provides coverage of the principles underlying modern database and information management systems at a large scale, as well as methods for mining data sets. The track spans topics ranging from developing applications for database and information systems; to analyze data to retrieve information; to system design, architecture, and management; to applying algorithms and techniques from data mining and machine learning to perform analyses over data sets. Related topics include distributed systems, networking, and security on the system side, as well as text mining, bioinformatics, web search, and social media on the applications side.
The booming area of Data Science has gained momentum in recent years due to the growth of big data arising from many sectors. All the top-tier companies and universities are getting involved in this area where enormous opportunities of research and top-salary jobs are getting easy welcome.